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Maths Games in Junior Infants

Sixth class came and showed us how to play some maths games so that we can now play them on our own.


Out for a Walk

On Wednesday we looked at the Safe Cross Code video and tried on our HiVis vests. We went for a walk with 6th class to try them out. We also had a run around the astro.  


Our Japan Podcast

We have been studying Japan over the past couple of weeks. We got the school laptops and researched different topics about Japan. We enjoyed doing this work. Today we created a podcast based on the information that we found out about Japan. We used the Audacity software to record the podcast. Then we converted it into an MP3 and posted it on our SoundCloud
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Shot Putt Coaching Session

Today Paul Murray from Sligo Sports and Recreation came in and took a coaching session on the shot putt with some of the children from 5th and 6th classes. He started with beanbags and worked up to a 2kg shot putt.  


Ulster American Folk Park

  Sixth have read a novel called Under the Hawthorn Tree, fifth are currently reading it. This book takes place in around the 19th century. It is about Peggy, Michel and Eily three siblings trying to cross from one side of Ireland to another in the time of the famine.   So both sixth and fifth were treated to a surprise tour to the
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Water Filtration

Last week in sixth class we watched a video on water filtration and it inspired us to do an experiment in groups on water filtration for World Water Day. We went to the organic garden and half filled jars with clay. We then added water to the jars and mixed the clay and water together. We placed a coffee filter into a funnel which
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History of Ransboro School

    Introduction: This week we decided to learn about the history of Ransboro School. We hope you enjoy.   A bit about the school: Ransboro National school is a six teacher school. Ransboro replaced Kilmacowen which was a two teacher school and the old Knocknarea school.   When it was built: It was built in 1980-1981. It was originally called Wrens Burrow. It
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The Lost Barrow

Recently I have become more interested about the lost barrow at the back of the school. I was so eager to learn about the barrow I set up an interview with former parent association group member. Otherwise known as my mum Bernice Guckian.   1- When did you discover the lost barrow? – Back in April 2015 the parents association were asked to help
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Champions League of Novels in 6th Class

This week Mr. Quinn announced that we would be voting for our favourite novel we have read this year in sixth class. We have read four books this year. The first book we read was Wonder by RJ Palacio. The theme of this book bullying. The main character was Auggie and he was a special boy who was overcoming the struggles of middle school.
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Saint Brigid’s Day Crosses

Today is Saint Brigid’s Day. Brigid used the crosses to represent the love of God. She used the rushes from the floor when she was sitting with a dying pagan chieftain and began to weave them in to a cross. The chieftain was curious and asked her what she was doing. Brigid replied and told him the story of God. He became a Christian
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